The arm rest and finial of a wooden pew in St Mary's Church, decorated with sitting camels which have since been decapitated

Date:
1930-1948
Location:
St Mary's Church, High Street, Swaffham Bulbeck, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
Reference:
AA48/10572
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

There are 34 late-medieval carved benches or pews in St Mary's Church, with finials and armrests decorated with creatures, often fabulous and many mutilated.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Finial, Pew, Medieval Parish Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, 20th Century Parish Church, Animals, Religion